Tracy Y. Little, MSGT, USAF-Retired
Tracy Y. Little retired from the United States Air Force on December 31st, 1999 at the rank of Master Sergeant. Her last duty assignment was the Army & Air Force Exchange Service in Dallas, Texas where she served as an Assistant Inspector General. With over 20 years’ of active duty service, previous assignments include the Air Intelligence Agency (Electronic Security Command) in San Antonio, Texas; the 24th Composite Wing, Tactical Air Command at Howard AFB, Panama; and the Strategic Air Command, Beale AFB, California.
Significant military accomplishments include award of the Meritorious Service Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal with one oak leaf cluster, Air Force Good Conduct Medal with five oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal, Outstanding Airman of the Year Ribbon, Outstanding Administrator of the Year (MAJCOM and Air Force-level) and also served as an Air Force Association (AFA) Enlisted Advisory Council Member and is a life-time member. Tracy Little also completed the USAF Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) Academy, the USAF Senior NCO Academy and Air Force Basic Training with honors. She was also promoted ahead of her peers under a special program called Stripes for Exceptional Performers (STEP).
Tracy Little is currently the Director of Veteran Services for Dallas County and has been an employee since 1999. Previous positions held at Dallas County include, Worker’s Compensation Specialist, and Assistant Director and Director of Human Resources for the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department. As the Director of Veteran Services, Ms. Little acts as an advocate for and ensures that assistance is provided to eligible Veterans and family members in preparing and submitting claims for federal, state, and all other benefits one might be entitled to. She also advises and provides updates to the Dallas County Judge and Commissioners Court on Veteran’s affairs, coordinates with and provides information to various local Veteran service organizations, maintains a good working relationship within the community and with other agencies to include county, state and federal departments, and has a strong working relationship with the local Department of Veterans Affairs staff.
Ms. Little is currently the Woman’s Coordination for the Veterans County Service Officers Association of Texas (VCSOAT) and has previously served as the President, Vice President, Regional Director (North Texas) and Assistant Regional Director (North Texas) of that organization. She also sits on the Department of Veterans Affairs Board of Directors for the North Texas Healthcare System, is a board member of the Veterans Coalition of North Central Texas (VCNCT), an active member of the Veterans Coalition of Tarrant County (VETCO), and previously served as the President of the Homeless Veterans Services of Dallas (HVSD), Inc. She is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Veteran Service Organization (VSO) representative and holds accreditation with the Texas Veterans Commission, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), American Veterans (AMVETS), The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA), Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), and the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) and has received numerous awards in her capacity as the Dallas County Veteran Service Officer to include the Dan Garcia Memorial Achievement Award (state-level) and Veterans County Service Officer of the Year for 2009.